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"Born Free"

Fast, on a rough road riding
High, through the mountains climbing
Twisting, turning further from my home.
Young, like a new moon rising
Fierce, through the rain and lightning
Wandering out into this great unknown.

And I don't want no one to cry,
But tell 'em if I don't survive:

[Chorus:]
I was born free!
I was booooooorn free
I was born free, born free.

Free, like a river raging
Strong, if the wind I'm facing.
Chasing dreams and racing fathered time.
Deep like the grandest canyon,
Wild like an untamed stallion.
If you can't see my heart you must be blind.

You can knock me down and watch me bleed
But you can't keep no chains on me.

[Chorus:]
I was born free!
I was booooooorn free
I was born free, born free.

And I'm not good at long goodbyes,
But look down deep into my eyes,

I was born free!

Calm, facing danger,
Lost like an unknown stranger,
Grateful, for my time with no regrets.
Close to my destination,
Tired, frail and achin',
Waitin' patiently for the sun to set.

And when it's done believe that I
Will yell it from that mountain highhh!

[Chorus:]
I was born free!
I was booooooorn free
I was born free, born free.

I will bow to shining seas
And celebrate God's grace on me!

Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh, Oh (repeats)



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    UnregisteredAug 3, 2012 at 8:25 pm
    An american soldier, far from home fighting for freedom in any country he does not know or understand, reflecting on the many reasons he chooses to fight. "take all from him you may be able to take, i.e. , youth, sanity, peaceful feelings, trust and even future. " but, being from america they will never take the fact that he was born free and is willing to die so others may experience the same.
    This is how i, personally, feel when i hear this song and i am brought to tears each time. Go kid
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    Dave CarsleyMar 9, 2013 at 3:23 am
    Hey Dennis, I'm not I'm favor of strict gun laws. Yes, I own firearms. Yes, I live in a rural area. Let me tell you, using the grammar and spelling you use is exactly the reason people are afraid of guns and people that own them. It doesn't help the argument. It just makes it look like dumb, un-educated hillbillies are the only ones fighting to keep their weapons. Thank you for serving our country and fighting for my rights. Please, use your G.I. Bill, and help this effort with well spoken arguments.
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    Dennis ZeigerFeb 9, 2013 at 8:09 am
    Reading the lyricks to "BORN FREE" made me realize how much freedom we have allowed Government to take from us and we have willingly given it up for whatever reason you need want to trade it for! TERRORISM, (lost 4th and 10th amendment) almost every country in the world has GUN CONTROL they saw couldn't get our guns so there is big push now to take away my ammo (you think this not true go try bye 20 cases shotgun shells, 10 boxes each for my 270 remington and 5 other hi-powered rifles, I bought 8,000 rounds for my k-54 chicom I brung home from NAM--by the way everyone thinks we don't need so called assult rifles. Well I have an ak-47 fires a 7.62 round m-16 fires a.223 my 270 is twice the rifle in firepower or knockdown, but no one sees that the assult rifle is not the issue "disarming me is the issue".) Right now police can stop me on hwy. steal my CELL phone and use anything on it in court! Same with your computer---they can break into your castle take your puter and use anything on it--the Gov. sold this line of BULL SHIT to all you making you think its to catch terrorists but the real reason WE ARE IN AS BAD A POLICE STATE now as HITLERS ruling from 1936 t0 end ww2 in 1945. Well its not real scarry for all you born after 1960 (actulally 1962 with L.B.J'S great sabatoge with all the social programs so many have no feeling of embarrasment anymore taking them, like the real AMERICANS did before this time). I'm looking forward to the day social security and most of our social programs such as food stamps, medicare, medicade etc. because I know 15 to 20 people and so do the rest of you that are scaming the system and we just look the other way while this country has gone broke and there is no way at the present to recover from this tragedy (remember Bill Clinton had us free of debt with a surplus and we (YES WE) have in 2 presidents gone from there to what I think its like 16.4 trillion in debt with interest on this adding another 48 million dollars a DAY! Hell Google it you will see its true. How many have googled "U.S. house of representitives" or then "THE U.S. Senate" and seen what bills have been written then voted either in or out, if voted in then go senate see how your senators voted then if they voted it in it then goes back to the house this is where the good bills we really probably need get all the pork added to them. People why are we permitting this? I will say (my opinion now but throw it in my face in 10 years if I'm wrong) social security will not be solvent in 10 yrs. I'll go so far as saying it will be dead in 5 years. There will be a revolution in less then 5 years because we have made this country a 2 class country--rich and poor--and the poor will revolt when all the social programs are gone (i promise all you they are going away and we allowed it--why the hell did we allow the Gov. to bleed away the excess money that was marked for ssi? Any of you like to guess who going to be the great overthrowers of this republic as we know it? It's going to be the police state we have put in place--city, county, state, game wardens, D.E.A, Alcohol, tobacco, and firearms, look at how much power we have given the fire dept. (never thought I'd have a fear of a fire dept. but do) prison guards , really any agency with fire power less our military. (the military being all voluntere will just about dissolve my soldiers going A.W.O.L.



    OK tell me I'm nuts , well lets see whose nuts when it happens and 80% of you won't know how to exist with-out wal-mart or the electric co.--you better get a taste for fish shit lake water!



    Now tell me please, WHERE THE HELL ARE THE WAR PROTESTORS? Iraq was G.W.BUSH #2's grudge against Hussain WAKE UP HE'S FRIGGIN DEAD why we still letting our soldiers get killed there? Afganistan , ummmmmm wasn't that to get ossama bin ladin? WAKE UP HE'S FRIGGIN DEAD, and we havn't even stole 1 quart of oil from iraq or afganistan! Thought the spoils went to the victors? That's right VIET NAM, IRAQ, AFGANISTAN, AND REAL SOON IRAN, are not wars! Stupid me. We are going to have 2 more generations of soldiers who can't sleep cause of stupid dreams, or dying from some chemcal the Gov. decides to dump on the soldiers, disguised as a way to kill vegitation and weeds etc. when really it was to make 13 chemical company's rich and line a bunch of polititions pocets. They sprayed approx. 250,000,000 million girls. agent orange on all s. viet nam (wern't we the grachious guests who politly left that country's soil saturated in dioxin--by the way for any you still reading...lol we established trade with south viet nam--now from what I saw there, s. viet nam has about 3 exportable assets 1. rubber 2.rice 3.opiates--this be dope for all you self delusional's. Rice comes from saturated soil if from laos, cambodia, south east asia, and thailand. Better be reading the box for where imported from--i'll say we been giving all you people who when I came home and was supposed be so damn glad made it home, that for 10 years after I got home I many days wished I was back in Viet Nam from everyone calling us women and baby killers and got sick getting spit on by people who didn't know a 5 year old kid that's been taught since birth that westerners were evil needed killing--Buddy mine was killed cause he couldn't kill one the 5 year old bastards, not me and I'll tell you all I enjoyed everyone I killed, it became a game and in 1 year you can take a sheltered, not a clue about the evil in the world, gave us a gun and the one's that didn't aim too long made it home, to memories and dreams no one should have to experience! Yup the women and kids we didn't have to lead as far.



    So why don't everyone bring your kids home and send them DAMN POLITITIONS to Iraq, Afganistan, and lets let them lead us into iran, I belive we can go couple years with no new laws?
    For all you that throws up your hands and say "what the hell can I do?" Well don't do nothing but please if there's foxholes were all going to be in--Please you whiners stay outta my foxhole I don't want to hear about it!



    Tomorrow I'll fill you all in on who killed Kennedy(Who says crime don't pay) Bet you brain washed idiots think it was oswalb , right? I'm not doing all your work so google (surgion who did autopsy, on Kennedy and Oswald--well they got half Kennedy's done when Johnson rushed in and removed kennedy--) Read what that surgeon says about angle of where bullet entered kennedy and he says no way it came from observitory, where oswald was. I'm not saying Oswald wasn't involved but just not one who shot the killing bullet. Food for thought 1.Kennedy was removing us from Viet Nam where Johnson had money investments, also Kennedy wasn't running Johnson on his next presidential election as vice pres. 2.Kennedy was going to replace J. Edgore Hoover from F.B.I.--OK two most powerful men at that time with you think no motive to assanate Kennedy? Then and I remembor this, there was a time capsole buried somewhere with evedence to be opened in 25 year. Did all you forget that? Shouldda been opened 1987? Hummm I musta slept threw all that.
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    UnregisteredAug 25, 2012 at 9:22 pm
    It's about a phony musician who has to wear a hat to hide his ugly head. It's about a fraud guitar player who had to boink pam anderson to get noticed by loser metal freaks. Kid rock stinks. Throw him a tomato.
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    UnregisteredJul 20, 2012 at 6:11 pm
    We are all condemned to be free, since we born, but we don´t do anything reckless because of a social contract we have, but we are free to breake it at any time

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